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The Poster Challenge invites grade 5 students to create posters that express what they value about Canadian democracy and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It meets Grade 5 Ontario curriculum expectations in Social Studies in a fun and effective way. A selection of posters will be included in OJEN’s Art in the Courts […]
Webinar Date: March 17, 2021 Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. As a young child, Dominic Ongwen was abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a rebel militia operating in Uganda, South Sudan, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. His parents were killed and he was forced to serve as […]
FROM THE OJEN BLOG
What have you learned about how the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms contributes to protecting French language rights?
Collective rights are rights that are granted to groups in society for historical but also constitutional reasons. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms has helped various groups and institutions protect their rights. One of its main benefits has been the preservation of French language rights. These rights, given by the Canadian Charter of Rights […]
391 students have registered for the first Francophone Charter Challenge! Despite the pandemic, 28 teachers have registered their classes. We salute their courage and their passion because in the current circumstances, convincing their students to participate in such a challenging program was not an easy task! Participants represent 28 schools (Sault Ste Marie (x2), Richmond […]